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In this section we ask you for your personal and contact information

This allows us to:

  • Verify your identity for your application
  • Verify your skills and experience
  • Contact you in the event of any questions or issues

None of the information you provide in this section will appear on the online Register, other than your full name and the town, city or geographical area of your practice.

It is important that the personal and contact information you provide us is up to date, so that we can contact you about your application.

Once registered, you’ll be able to update your personal or contact information via your online account. It is each registrant’s responsibility to maintain this.

What you'll be asked


Name and birth details

We ask these questions in order to confirm your identity. Please ensure your answers match the information given in your proof of identity documentation. Your name will appear on the online Register, but no other information in this section will.

National insurance number

This is optional. If you do not have a national insurance number, please leave this blank.

Previous name

If your application is made in a name that differs from that on your identity documents or qualification, you will need to upload the relevant certified documents that explain that difference (for example, a marriage certificate).

Add files: Proof of identity document (photographic ID)

We ask that you upload a digital copy of a document that confirms the details you’ve given on this page.

Documents you can use for this are:

  • the page on your current passport that shows your photograph (please note the passport must not have expired)
  • a current full driving licence issued in the UK, an EEA state or Switzerland
  • a national identity card issued in the UK, an EEA state of Switzerland

Please make sure this document is certified before you upload it.

Sex and nationality

In this section, we ask about your sex and your nationality. Please select the sex you were assigned at birth. Please contact registration@hcpc-uk.org if you cannot make this selection.

When you are registered with us, you can also provide information about your gender identity.

You can select your nationality by using the search tool. Please select the nationality that appears on your passport.

Address and telephone number

We ask for this information to provide additional ways of contacting you and confirming your identity. Neither your home address nor your telephone number will appear on our online Register.

If your application is successful, we will use your mobile number as well as your email address to send you notifications regarding your registration. We may also need to call you if we have any questions about your application.

Add files: Proof of address

We ask that you upload a digital copy of a document that confirms the address you’ve given on this page.

Documents you can use for this are:

  • a household utility bill (electricity, gas, water or telephone bill) dated within the last six months
  • a mobile phone bill from within the UK (bills from outside the UK are not accepted)
  • a bank, building society, credit card or mortgage statement dated within the last six months
  • a local government tax bill (e.g. council tax) valid for the current year
  • a HMRC tax document, such as a tax assessment, statement of account or notice of coding dated within the last six months old (forms P45 and P60 are not accepted).

Please make sure this document is certified before you upload it.

Work contact details

In this section you’ll be asked for details of your workplace. This relates to your current workplace or place of practise. We use this information to determine the geographical area of your practise, which will display on the Register. We may also use these contact details as an alternative means of contacting you.

If you do not currently have a workplace, please leave these sections blank.

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Once you've checked your eligibility, read our standards and guidance and prepared your certified documents you can apply online
Page updated on: 15/06/2022
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